ICGR 2023- Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Gender Research
Edited by Prof Sandra Moffett
These proceedings represent the work of contributors to the 6th International Conference on Gender Research (ICGR 2023), hosted by Ulster University Magee Campus, Derry - Londonderry, Northern Ireland on 20-21 April 2023. The Conference Chair is Professor Sandra Moffett, and the Programme Co-Chair Dr Shirley Barrett are from Ulster University, Magee Campus, Northern Ireland and the second Co-Chair, Dr. Andrea Reid is from Ulster University, Belfast Campus, Northern Ireland
ICGR is a well-established event on the academic research calendar and now in its 6th year the key aim remains the opportunity for participants to share ideas and meet the people who hold them. The scope of papers will ensure an interesting two days. The subjects covered illustrate the wide range of topics that fall into this important and ever-growing area of research.
The opening keynote presentation is given by Professor Maura McAdam, from Dublin City University, Ireland, on the topic of Permission Granted: A Manifesto for Female-Centric Entrepreneurship. The second day of the conference will open with an address by Darren McKinstry, Equality Commission for Northern Ireland, who will talk about Gender Equality in Northern Ireland: Context, Priorities and Opportunities.
With an initial submission of 105 abstracts, after the double blind, peer review process there are 33 Academic research papers, 3 PhD research papers, 2 Masters Research papers and 3 work-in-progress papers published in these Conference Proceedings. These papers represent research from Austria, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Morocco, Netherlands, Pakistan, Palestine¸ Peru, Poland, Portugal, South Africa¸ Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States of America.